Roger Vivier is a French luxury footwear and accessories brand, founded by the eponymous French shoe designer in 1937. Vivier was known for his innovative shoe designs for Christian Dior and other famous fashion houses, that were highly coveted by celebrities, royalty and the elite. The brand is credited with inventing the stiletto heel and popularizing it, revolutionizing the high heel market back in the 1960s. Apart from the stiletto heel, Roger Vivier was known for incorporating elegant and feminine design elements such as bows, feathers, and crystal embellishments, and had an unparalleled craftsmanship with using materials like leather and silk. Today the celebrated footwear designer’s brand, still based in Paris, offers classic as well as contemporary shoes, handbags and other accessories that are synonymous with luxury and elegance.